Essays about: "UNESCO Biosphere Reserve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

  1. 1. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Sweden: Ideal concept for development or inefficient decorative label?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Annette Maria Krause; [2018]
    Keywords : UNESCO Biosphere Reserves; protected areas; socio-economic development; tourism; sustainable development; panel data;

    Abstract : UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve model reflects a shift from segregating towards more integrating area protection. This is attempted to be achieved through combining environmental protection with sustainable development, acknowledging hereby also human interests. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening The Link Between Conservation and Sustainable Development: Can Ecotourism Be a Catalyst? The Case of Monviso Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, Italy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Mondino; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Conservation; Ecotourism; UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Learning tool; ECST; Monviso; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : The dichotomy of conservation vs. sustainable development has generated numerous debates since the introduction of the latter in the late 1980s. When UNESCO introduced the Biosphere Reserve concept in the early ‘70s, it drew even more attention to the matter. READ MORE

  4. 4. Holding the borders of Mount Carmel : A study of management and land issues in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Annie Jansson; [2014]
    Keywords : UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; settlement development; stakeholder management; environmental planning policy; political ecology; Mount Carmel; Israel;

    Abstract : The establishment of a UNESCO Biosphere indicates a shift from traditional conservation of individual areas towards a more regional approach and an inclusive planning and management regime. This study sets out to investigate the effects of the Biosphere Reserve designation in Mount Carmel, Israel, with special regard to settlement development and stakeholder management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nonlinear Chaotic and Trend Analyses of Water Level at Urmia Lake, Iran

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Sina Khatami Mashhadi; [2013]
    Keywords : Hypersaline lake; Urmia Lake; Artemia Urmiana; Nonlinear time series analysis; Chaos Theory; Correlation Dimension Method; Man-Kendall trend test; Trend; Climate Variability; Hydroclimatology; Salinity; Secondary Salinization; Regressions; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urmia Lake is the largest habitat of Artemia Urmiana in the world located in an endorheic basin in northwest Iran. This shallow terminal lake has been designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and a National Park under the 1971 Ramsar Convention. READ MORE